: ''Asgaya gigageyi'' / ᎠᏍᎦᏯ ᎩᎦᎨᏱ;
or transliterated from English as ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ (''òɡàlàhoma''), Pawnee language|Pawnee
) is a U.S. State|state
located in the South Central United States
[ Oklahoma is the List of U.S. states and territories by area|20th-most extensive and the List of U.S. states and territories by population|28th-most populous of the 50 United States. The state's name is derived from the Choctaw language|Choctaw words ''okla'' and ''humma'', meaning "red people".] It is also known informally by its nickname, ''Sooners|The Sooner State'', in reference to the non-Native settlers who staked their claims on the choicest pieces of land before the official opening date, and the Indian...